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our nation's massive debt challenge. >>> a special election following jesse jackson jr.'s resignation from congress. jackson says he needs to spend time, quote, restoring my health. jackson mysteriously disappeared from capitol hill in may and his office later revealed he was dealing with depression and had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. health concerns aren't the only thing jackson is facing, though. ted rowlands is in chicago. good morning, ted. >> reporter: good morning, carol. yeah. well, the health concerns are significant. he had two stints at the mayo clinic. talking to family members, that was the main reason why he just couldn't move forward. and he gave his letter of resignation to john boehner yesterday. in that letter, though, for the first time -- this is what you were alluding to, carol, he did acknowledge he knows he is the subject of a federal investigation for possible misuse of campaign funds. and in that letter at one point he said talking about that, i'm doing my best to address the situation responsibly, cooperate with the investigators and accept responsib
congressman jesse jackson jr. he resigned yesterday saying he needs to spend time restoring his health. jackson was treated for what was described as several serious health issues. including bipolar disorder. just two weeks ago he was reelected to a tenth term from his chicago congressional district. his troubles are far from over. he's the subject of a federal criminal investigation. ted roland is joining us from chicago. did jackson's move come as a surprise to most? >> reporter: people were expecting this over the last month or so. there's been rumors he would be resigning his seat. it is a shock. 17 years as a member of the house has now officially come to an end the the reason for is his medical condition. he's been suffering from bipolar disorder and dedepression. he did submit his resignation letter to john boehner. he talked about his health and his accomplishments and also talked about the investigation that's ongoing looking into the possible misuse of campaign funds. they are my mistakes and mine alo alone. that part is interesting because sandy jackson, his wife, is an alde
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times, your hometown paper. jesse jackson jr. is holding talks. folks hinted over this. this is over his alleged misuse of campaign funds. he easily won re-election on tuesday night with 64% of the vote even though he's undergoing treatment. >> front page news. >> it's a big deal. he is undergoing treatment at mayo clinic for bipolar disorder. >> and there is a whole deal with blagojevich and that scandal. >>> "the new york daily news" has a forry about an effort to make puerto rico the 51st state. puerto rican voters approved a nonbinding referendum to change the island status from u.s. territory to a state. in one ballot question, 61% said they wanted to achieve statehood. then another question, 46% said they prefer to remain a commonwealth. so since it's a majority there, congress actually gets to decide what happens next here. but it's interesting that the people, the younger people are speaking up for statehood now. >> it is the younger people? >> a huge, huge number of young people would like to see it become a state. >> all right. you want to find out more about this, an expanded
.a. lakers, and it's not the guy everyone's been talking about. can you believe it? it's not phil jackson. we're going to tell you who it was. good morning, everybody. welcome back to "early start." it's 28 minutes after the hour. i'm alina cho. >> and i'm alison kosik. john berman and zoraida sambolin are off today. it is 28 minutes past the hour. we're learning more this morning about the dramatic yawn fall of cia director david petraeus after an affair with his biographer. it's triggered new questions about an fbi investigation and demands from lawmakers concerned about a possible breach of national security. cnn's barbara star is following developments for us. she's live at the pentagon. barbara, good morning. talk to us about the timing of this investigation. >> well, good morning, alison. apparently it all started several months ago when the fbi began investigating a complaint about harassing e-mails a woman was receiving. those e-mails were tracked back to paula broadwell. so, the investigation proceeds. by all accounts, no evidence of any security breach at this point. but, it's the t
jackson. i saw a little wire that said new coach and i was like oh, phil jackson. >> phil jackson retired for a reason a few years ago for the los angeles lakers. he's 70 years old. he's burnt out. he probably doesn't want to be on the bench any longer dealing with a lot of personalities that they have in los angeles, obviously kobe bryant. >> what? kobe bryant has a big ego? >> personality. >> sorry, that was my editorializing. >> exactly. i think mike d'antoni is the right coach for the los angeles lakers right now. he's looking to get back in to a high profile position. the lakers are going to give him that opportunity after being unceremoniously dismissed by the knicks last year. also, because of, let's call it high personality. i think it's a good place for him to restart and it will be good for the los angeles lakers because they need somebody who is going to come in and put in an offense that fits their players. i think that was mike brown's problem with the lakers. he had these guys running and gunning like princeton used to, but the average age is 32 years old. >> out in the blik
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. good to see you. and che sheila jackson, a democc congresswoman from texas, and she's not joining us from texas today. she's out on the campaign trail in columbus, ohio. good to see you as well, congresswoman. >> fredricka, good to be with you this afternoon. >> excellent. let's begin. we're talking about these candidates, president obama, mitt romney, they are crisscrossing these battleground states. let me begin with you, congressman price. you heard kyung talking about colorado being so vital. it was obama country during the last election, but with the one third independent voters made up much of suburban moms, is this a strategy that romney is going to be spending more time there later on today. how focused is he on colorado and trying to sway perhaps those one third independent voters? >> that's colorado and it's wisconsin and it's ohio and pennsylvania and all of the other states that are still in play. and the independent voters are indeed absolutely pivotal. each candidate want to make sure they get out their base, their base voters. when we look at the independent votes whic
of three hobbit films which serve as a prequel to peter jackson's lord of the rings trilogy. it has its american premiere next week here in new york. >> do you think americans will wear those little hats everyone was wearing? >> seems like a lot from that story but if anyone can do it peter jackson. >> those were a masterpiece. >> blockbusters. that's why they made all three, we can probably make 500 million each. >> easily. easily. >> all right. so we've been talking about the fiscal cliff, 34 days left until we go off the cliff. or slide down the cliff. there's been lots of metaphors about that combination of tax increases and deep spending cuts. both sides reporting little progress. the clock is ticking. everybody's talking about compromise. when you get into the details, not that much compromise. let's get to tim pawlenty, a top lobbyist for the banking industry serving as the ceo of the financial services roundtable which represents the 100 largest u.s. financial services companies. it's nice to have you with us, sir, nice to be with us. >> good morning, always good to be with you.
the music business and made michael jackson a superstar. "thriller" released on this date 30 years ago. of course the highest selling album ever. >>> it is our first glimpse of the latest in cars. the los angeles auto show kicks off today. we're going to see some familiar models like the toyota rav-4 and the ford fiesta. they get a makeover. there's also a new crop of electric and hybrids. they're going to be highlighted there. >> okay. the rav-4. casey wian is live in los angeles for a preview this morning. take us on a spin around. >> well, you were talking about that rav-4. they're introducing it at the los angeles auto show. the redesigned rav-4. i'm standing right here in front of one. you can see it's got slick, new styling. it's also got a new suspension system that allows the driver when it's in an all-wheel drive version of this car to select what kind of driving they are doing, whether up hills or sharp cornering and adjust the suspension that way. one of the other things we're seeing a lot at the auto show this year, downloadable apps for your car. this toyota e-2 system all
has this technovags. >> wearing a glove may not make a dance like michael jackson. but it could teach you how to play music. >> this is the music tough glove. it's going to teach you how to play a piano melody without you paying attention to it. >> reporter: created by students and professors at georgia tech the glove uses vibration to teach your fingers the notes of a song. so you're going to teach me how to play o susannah. i've got zero experience. never played before. >> we will have you wear the glove for hopefully around 30 minutes or so. you can be reading your e-mail or jogging or talking with me and the system will tap your fingers over and over again in the sequence of notes that you need to play the song. >> glove's off. ♪ >> everything except the end. >> yeah. >> along with teaching people how to play music, the glove could also be used to help people. >> this could be used to help people with partial spinal cord injuries recover some of the sensation and some of the dexterity in their hands. up to a year post-injury. >> like rick lynch, a quadriplegic who participated i
, the first re-elected president since andrew jackson in 1832 to win a smaller share of the popular vote in the first re-election than he did initially. when you look at it as the margin between him and mitt romney, right now is at 2.4 percentage points which would tie george w. bush in 2004 as the narrowest margin of victory in the popular vote ever for successfully re-elected president. which says something about the durability of the divisions in our country at the time. >> how divided our country really is. i want to show our viewers a map, real quick. so, this is something that you coin back in 2009, if i'm correct. you call it the blue wall. tell us what you mean by that and what does it show and tell us? >> this is another big part of the story. there are now 18 states. the 18 states of the blue wall have voted democratic in every presidential election since 1992. six straight times. that is the most states democrats have won that often ever, since the formation of the modern party system in 1828. what that means unless republicans can break into this, can kind of breach the blue
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